Emirates Catering Services, a member of Union Investments, one of Ras Al Khaimah’s largest investment companies, has recently opened its new central kitchen facilities in Fujairah.
Tony Coveney has been appointed as the new hotel manager at Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh at Kingdom Centre. A Four Seasons veteran with two decades of hospitality experience, Coveney arrives in the Kingdom from Four Seasons Hotel Sydney where he spent two years as director of Rooms. After earning a hotel management degree in Ireland,
Property developer and holding company Seven Tides has appointed the general manager and four senior executive committee members for its latest five-star hospitality venture, DUKES Dubai hotel and hotel apartment project that is set to open in Q1 2016. Experienced hotelier, Mete Atakuman brings with him more than 20 years of experience and has been
After oil, tourism for religious purposes is currently one of the biggest sources of revenue for the Saudi Arabia. The country has undertaken several initiatives to build more hotels and provide better services to pilgrims who visit Makkah each year, in order to facilitate expanding number of religious tourists. Alongside government entities, the private sector
The ‘Kilo of Kindness for a treat of ice cream’ initiative Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts resulted in 1,285 kg of school supplies, books and clothing for the less fortunate. The campaign launch coincided with the United Nations International Day of Charity on 5 September and ran for a week until 12 September 2015.
VeggieBuzz.com, a revolutionary website for vegetarian diners, is set to launch on October 1, transforming the way non-meat eaters search for and discover great places to eat in the UAE.
Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, the world’s most luxurious hotel, continues to show its support for Breast Cancer Awareness month by launching a pink-themed campaign and hosting an event to highlight the importance of this worthy cause.
The charity flea market held recently at Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort proved to be another success story raising AED 23,500 for the hotel’s charity fund for UNICEF. The event showcased 90 private exhibitors selling pre-loved items from their homes and welcomed hundreds of visitors looking for the best bargains. Funds collected from the sale
The Wyndham Hotel Group has announced plans to continue its Russian expansion with its first hotel in the city of Voronezh set to open in October this year. The Ramada Plaza marks the first property for the hotel group in the historic city of Voronezh, further adding to Wyndham Hotel Group’s existing portfolio in the country which includes
Millennium & Copthorne Hotels, Middle East and Africa has announced its expansion into Saudi Arabia with the signing of four hotels in Madinah. The properties include two Millennium hotels as well as a Studio M and Millennium Executive Apartments, the Group’s budget and serviced apartment brands. The properties are part of the masterplan of Knowledge Economic